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KENGEN’s Olkaria Geothermal Spa Set To Go Completely Cashless From February

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KENGEN’s Olkaria Geothermal Spa Set To Go Completely Cashless From February

Olkaria Geothermal Spa has announced that they will be going cashless starting February 1st, 2020.

The facility is owned by Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KENGEN) and is located inside the Hells gate National Park will accept MPESA  or Credit/Debit Cards as the mode of payment.

There are two charges: One is for accessing the National park as follows: Citizens; Ksh 350 for adults and Ksh250 children, Residents Ksh 700 adults and Ksh350 for children, USD 30 for adults and USD 20 for non-residents.

The other charge is for accessing the swimming pool area which is about Ksh 400.00*( please confirm with KWS  fees guideline).

 

Olkaria Geothermal Spa

The spa is five feet deep and 3,600 square metres wide. It cost $300,000 (Sh30 million) to put up it’s thee cascading blue lagoons, including the kid’s pool.

The pool has brine water (a solution of sodium chloride, salt and water) which passes through the pipes at 150ºC, but cooled twice to 60ºC then 30ºC by the time it reaches the pool.

For health buffs, the sulphur in the water is good for the skin after undergoing hydrotherapy sessions. Indeed, the sulphur and silica minerals in the water that gushes underground can cure psoriasis (silvery skin scales), fibromyalgia (bodily pain) and arthritis.

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